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Newsletter 16 June 2016

When will the rain stop and the fog lift? It is a shame that the ongoing bad weather led to us postponing Sports Day this week but we will attempt to host it next week instead.

The weather didn’t prevent us holding our ‘open classrooms’ which saw a good number of parents and carers visiting school and finding out about the children’s learning. It was a good opportunity to celebrate a year of learning.

I look forward to seeing many of you at the remaining end of term events. Perhaps the weather will be kinder?!

Mr Bewsey

Staffing update

After a number of years supporting pupils at both Coldingham and Cockburnspath primary schools, Mrs McGregor has decided, for personal reasons, to reduce her working days. This means she will no longer work at our schools come August. We will miss her supports and insights but wish her well for the future. A replacement Learning Support teacher will be in post for the start of the new term.

Parent Survey

We would be grateful if you could take the time to complete the online survey that was sent out from the PFA email this week. It is important that we know your thoughts and hope you will be able to do so. If you didn’t receive an email or would prefer a paper copy, please contact the school office. Alternatively, visit the school website.

P7 leavers assembly

We would like to extend an open invitation to all parents and carers who want to join us as we bid farewell to our Primary 7 pupils. Our assembly will start at ? On Tuesday 28th.

ELCC News

David: I’ve been making a policeman’s house with Lego, Emily and Leo helped me.

Lexie: I like playing on the see-saw with Ruby and Kourtney.

Hattie: I got a gold medal and team GB drinks bottle because I had 115 points on my road to Rio passport.

Alastair: I have a medal it’s a gold one and a blue water bottle. They are good. (Road to Rio).

P1,2,3 News

I have enjoyed making a powerpoint on the computer. Lulu P3

I enjoyed Maths. We were doing dividing. Nikki P3

We all loved our German Coffee Morning! P1/2/3

P4/5 News

This week we have been doing lots of activities.

Martyna, Logan, Freya, Katy, Poppy, Amy and Isaac liked modelling clay into something Roman.

Jack, Alexander, Szymon and Finlay have liked playing football at lunch.

Mia and Reese liked ‘work out Wednesday’ when they were doing games and skills with hula hoops. It is a busy end of term. We enjoyed sharing our class with the parents who came on Tuesday. We hope the rain stops (Rudi however likes it) and we get our sports day next week. By Coralie and Rudi

P6/7 News

On Tuesday the parents came over to look at their child’s work. We showed them a power point that Ellie and Taisho did about Malawi. We also showed them some maths games on the Manga high and Sumdog websites. We also made number machines to test them on how good they were.

On Thursday we were doing science with Ms Good. This time we made marshmallows bigger by pumping all the air out the bottle and the marshmallows.

On Thursday last week Primary 6s went with their buddies to the Coldingham park to play so we could get to know them more before they come to school. We also got ice lollies!!!

In topic we have been making our own games up; Sinead, Ellie and Eden made a game called duck duck shop. Sinead and Taisho

Dates for diary

Tuesday 21st June, 11am – 11.30am = New P1 parents’ information session

Tuesday 21st June, 1pm = Sports Day (weather permitting)

Wednesday 22nd June, morning = P1 – 7 ‘beach fun day’.

Tuesday 28th June, 2.15pm = P7 Leavers’ assembly. Parents welcome

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